• Accounts Receivable and Collection Manager

    Job ID
    2018-1210
    Job Locations
    US-MA-Weymouth
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Company Overview

    VERTEX is regarded as one of the premier engineering, construction, environmental and IT companies serving many top insurance companies, real estate owners, contractors, banks, real estate investors and attorneys across the country. VERTEX has 25 offices worldwide and a dedicated staff of over 450 engineers, architects, environmental, and construction professionals. VERTEX offers comprehensive solutions for construction and environmental exposures. With 55,000 projects completed since inception, our experience speaks for itself.

     

    In late 2013, VERTEX implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). VERTEX’s employee-owners help our clients identify and mitigate risks to a project’s physical, environmental and economic well-being; it drives every decision we make. We offer highly personalized and customized service to address highly specialized challenges. By applying technical and scientific skills to our clients’ real business challenges, VERTEX creates integrated solutions that minimize risks while achieving the required results.

     

    For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/.

    Responsibilities

    The Vertex Companies, Inc. is looking for a Accounts Receivable and Collection Manager to join our growing team. In additiona, the Accounts Receivable and Collection Manager is responsible for collections of outstanding accounts receivable, resolving customer billing problems and reducing accounts receivable day’s sales outstanding.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Reviewing open invoices for collection efforts.
    • Making outbound collection calls in a professional manner while maintaining client relationships.
      Resolve client billing problems and improve accounts receivable delinquency, by applying good customer service in a timely manner.
    • Identify issues attributable to account delinquency and discuss them with the Controller and Senior Management.
    • Maintain Accounts Receivable collection notes and prepare and distribute accounts receivable aging reports to managers weekly.
    • Provide timely follow up on payment arrangements.
    • Provide coordination and oversight of collection activities of other members of the Accounts Receivable staff.
       

    Qualifications

     

    Experience

    • Minimum 2 years as AR Manager and total of 5 years of corporate collection experience.
    • Experience communicating with internal management and legal.
    • Experience with resolving client billing questions and concerns internally and externally.
    • Self-disciplined and capable of identifying and completing critical tasks independently and with a sense of urgency.
       

    Knowledge & Skills

    • Strong communication skills, problem solving, and analytical skills required.
    • Must have strong work ethic, including a willingness to work hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.
    • Competency to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a changing work environment.
    • Well organized, with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and to adapt to a fast-paced changing environment.

    Education

    • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, or related degree preferred.

     

    EEO Statement

    VERTEX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11

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